I decided I would pull something from my bookshelf and read for a bit. I labored over the decision, but then I reached for my old copy of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451. I’m a high school English teacher, so I inevitably get the “what is your favorite book?” question. Fahrenheit 451 is always my answer.
So if a group of record store owners came together and organized a yearly event to promote the hobby that I so thoroughly enjoy, I would probably be really enthusiastic about it. I should be excited about Record Store Day, but then I give some thought to the actual experience.
I am a teacher by trade, but I am not a great teacher. Not by the longest of long shots. In fact, I would characterize what I currently do as creating the appearance of being rigorous, while greatly desiring to actually be rigorous. But perhaps this is alright… for now.